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the feast of moveable stitch markers continues… dine on some techniques at Knitty City

November 25, 2013

Greetings all!

The round of classes we offered at Knitty City in October and November were such a hit that we’re running a few of them again in December. What with the busy-ness of the holidays, there’s time for just a couple of them this time around. Stay tuned for more in the future. Here’s the slate for December….

Lisa Daehlin teaching at Knitty City KnitSamplerClasses_December2013


Unveiling the Anatomy of the Stitch
Knitted Sampler: An Exploration of Color, Texture, Form with Lisa Daehlin at Knitty City

Sundays, December 8th and 15th ; 2:00-4:00pm
[ Sign up for one class or for both… the progression of these particular classes is not linear ]

The technique of knitting allows for so many variations. Join us on an exploration of those variations as we dine on this banquet of different techniques. Each week focuses on a new technique.

1_Sunday, December 8th… 2:00-4:00pm … $40.
Lace Openwork
(increases and decreases used to create imagery in your knitting, also used as the building blocks of garment shaping, intro to chart and pattern reading)

2 _ Sunday, December 15th … 2-4:00pm… $40.
(slip-stitch/mosaic knitting, striping, intarsia)

Your resulting swatches of fabric can serve as a sketchbook of ideas for future projects, or work them together into a showpiece of a shoulder bag or a quilt. The sky’s the limit!

PREREQUISITE: know know how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off.

SUPPLIES: worsted or dk weight yarn (1 ball each of 2 or 3 solid-colors, fairly smooth texture), knitting needles (size appropriate to your chosen yarn), darning needle, small crochet hook (size E or similar), moveable stitch markers.

INSTRUCTOR:  Lisa Daehlin is a knitting designer and opera chanteuse. She teaches in venues including the Studio Arts Workshop at Newark Museum, PS122 Gallery, Harlem Knitting Circle, Vogue Knitting Live, and the American Folk Art Museum in New York. A continuing education faculty member at The Cooper Union for seven years, she has the honor of having been the first teacher of knitting and crochet courses at this historic institution. A sought-after designer of knitted and crocheted fabrics and objects, she free-lances for the fashion industry and retail design. Her designs can be seen walking the streets of Manhattan, gracing the pages of Interweave Knits, Knit.1, Knit Simple and Vogue Knitting magazines as well as featured in Lace Style, Bag Style and The New Tunisian Crochet books published by Interweave Press, and Vogue Knitting: Ultimate Hat Book and Vogue Knitting: Shawls and Wraps by Sixth and Spring Books. and 

LOCATION: Knitty City – 208 W. 79th St. (Broadway/Amsterdam)
Upper West Side of NYC
REGISTRATIONS: 212. PURL-TWO (212.787.5896)

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